The World Litigation Forum

Belgium
21-22 June 2017
www.worldlitigationforum.org/
The World Litigation Forum is devoted to provide a platform to bring together legal professionals from around the world to connect, network, develop business, address and discuss the latest legal trends, current issues/challenges and also provide fresh insight on the latest legal developments.

World Litigation Forum organizes much sought after conferences in Dubai, Europe and USA.
Upcoming events
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June 2017
21-22
The World Litigation Forum is devoted to provide a platform to bring together legal professionals from around the world to connect, network, develop business, address and discuss the latest legal trends, current issues/challenges and also provide fresh insight on the latest legal developments.
June 2017
28-1
The ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association) 36th Annual conference 2017 will be held in Budapest, Hungary on Jun 28 - Jul 1, 2017.
AIPPI World Congress
Sydney, Australia
October 2017
13-17
The 2017 AIPPI World Congress will be held in Sydney, Australia and promises to be an unforgettable event that will bring together attendees from all over the world.
November 2017
26-29
This event will enable its participants to keep abreast of current topics in a scenario where IP practitioners gather to network and participate in important discussions driving our practices today.
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Nominet releases annual .uk domain disputes report
22 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Over half of .uk domain disputes through Nominet’s Dispute Resolution Service have resulted in a domain name being transferred, saving an estimated £7.18 million in legal costs in 2016
Dancing Baby will be neither seen nor heard
21 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The US Supreme Court has denied certiorari in the infamous ‘Dancing Baby’ copyright infringement case
Deadpool uploader arrested
20 June 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
A man in California has been arrested on charges of criminal copyright infringement for allegedly uploading a copy of the Deadpool movie to Facebook
Netflix, Amazon and Disney help launch anti-piracy coalition
19 June 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Netflix, Amazon and Disney are among 30 companies involved in the launch of the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment
Senate judiciary committee approves Vishal Amin
16 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Vishal Amin has been unanimously approved as the White House intellectual property enforcement coordinator by the Senate judiciary committee
Operation Creative causes 87 percent drop in infringing ad revenue
15 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The operation gives gambling operators access to an up-to-date list of copyright infringing sites through PIPCU’s Infringing Websites List
CJEU confirms The Pirate Bay does communicate to the public
15 June 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The Pirate Bay, as a P2P network that indexes infringing content, is engaging in communications to the public under the Copyright Directive
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With the launch of a new anti-piracy HQ in Wales, CJCH Solicitors stands firmly against intellectual property infringement and the problems that go with it. Stephen Clarke and Tony Crampton explain
ECTA has ramped up its efforts to ensure that IP rights are heard in Brexit negotiations. But this isn’t all the trademark association has been up to in the past year, as Ruta Olmane explains
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William Dyer III and Bea Koempel-Thomas of Lee & Hayes examine TC Heartland v Kraft and the arguments put forward in support of each party
As Brexit negotiations begin, it is still unclear where trademarks fit in. But, with two years to get a good deal, the UK government needs to consider all aspects
Rights holders that want to protect their valuable intellectual property have to be willing to change
Alternative dispute resolution mechanisms are not being used to their full potential, according to IPzen’s Julia Cytrynbaum
India's copyright societies are subject to interim measures that boost transparency. DPS Parmar and Aniruddh Singh of LexOrbis report
Courts are wrestling with the legal definition of users of social networks. Nathalie Dreyfus examines how they have done so far
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While Indian fair use is not explicit, provisions exist for the fair dealing of copyright. Rohit Singh and Tina Canneth of Abu-Ghazeleh Intellectual Property delve deeper
An interpretation of the current events exception in Radosavljević is creative, say BDK Advokati's Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović
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Yu-Li Tsai of Deep & Far examines how damages are calculated in patent infringement litigation
A recent amendment will make costly annulments a thing of the past. Gilberto Sanchez of SPECyF explains
New legislation in Turkey promises a swathe of trademark changes. Dr Cahit Suluk of Cahit Suluk Intellectual Property Law Firm explains
A trademark decision clarified ‘against the public order’ as an absolute ground for refusal. Sár and Partners – Danubia Patent & Law Office reports
Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović of BDK Advokati review the recent squabble about copyright protection for ‘routinely created photos’
Alston & Bird recently expanded with a new office focusing on counselling Chinese companies on US intellectual property law. Yitai Hu explains what patent owners face when working across borders
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